BSU Math 275 (Calc. III) -- Section 002, Spring 2012

Instructor: Dr. Shari Ultman
e-mail: shariultman@boisestate.edu
Office: Math/Geoscience Building, Room 236D

Office Hours: MF 9:40--10:30, W 11:00--12:00, Th 2:00--3:30, and by appointment.

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Teaching Assistant: Billy Hudson
e-mail: billyhudson@boisestate.edu
Office: Math/Geoscience Building, Room 238C

Office Hours: MTuWF 12:40--4:30. Priority will be given to Math 275 students from 1:40--2:30 and from 3:40--4:30; otherwise, priority will be given to Math 175 students.

Course Documents

Syllabus: Information about class meetings, text, learning objectives and grading policies. (Revised 1/31 to reflect change in office hours.)

Schedule: This schedule will be updated throughout the semester.

Assumed Prior Knowledge: A list of the material from previous courses that you will be responsible for knowing for Math 275.

Basic Derivatives and Integrals: You may use this table for exams.

Midterm 1 Review: Information on note cards, material covered, suggested problems, etc.
Midterm 2 Review: Information on note cards, material covered, suggested problems, etc.
Midterm 3 Review: Information on note cards, material covered, suggested problems, etc.

Final Exam Review: (Revised 5/2 to update note card info) Information on note cards, material covered, suggested problems, etc. This is a long review, since the final covers the entire course.


Supplemental Text

The Geometry of Vector Calculus: Developed by Tevian Dray and Corinne Manogue at Oregon State University. This is the supplemental text for our course.


Links

Wolfram Alpha

Parametric curves in 3D By Barbara Kaskosz at the University of Rhode Island.

Surface/level curve grapher By Barbara Kaskosz at the University of Rhode Island and Doug Ensley at Shippensburg University.

Tangent Plane Applet From the Saint Louis University Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, based on an applet developed at Brown University for the calculus class of Tom Banchoff.

Vector Field Analyzer II Plots planar vector fields. By Matthias Kawski at Arizona State University.

2-D Vector Field Simulation and 3-D Vector Field Simulation These are tremendously fun to play around with... By Paul Falstad.

D.Q. Nykamp at the website Math Insight has a few pages that may help with understanding curl and divergence:


Assignments

Skills Quiz Preparation: These list the material that needs to be mastered for the skills quizzes.

Homework Assignments: These problems are to be turned in for a grade.

Worksheets: These worksheets are to be turned in for a grade.

Supplemental exercises: These exercises provide extra practice on the basic methods and concepts covered in a given section. You should complete as many as necessary to master the given technique. These problems are for personal enrichment only; they will not be graded. Do not turn these in.


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